[Register for Webinar] Working with People Who Have Developmental Disabilities in the Criminal Justice System—Access and Communication
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Register for Webinar about Working with People Who Have Developmental Disabilities in the Criminal Justice System—Access and Communication

Hosted by the CSG Justice Center with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance
Date: Thursday, Dec 19, 2019
Time: 2–3:30 p.m. ET
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Continuing the discussion started in the webinar, Understanding Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in People Involved with the Criminal Justice System, this webinar will address the practical application of tips for working successfully with people in the criminal justice system who have intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DDs). To navigate this topic, Ariel Simms, senior program manager at the Arc of the United States, discusses the laws that guide responses to people with I/DDs, what those laws mean in practice, and resources and services available when working with a population with these unique needs.

 Panelists:
  • Deirdra Assey, policy analyst, the CSG Justice Center
  • Maria Fryer, Justice Systems and Mental Health policy advisor U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance
  • Ariel Simms, attorney & senior program manager, the Arc of the United States’ National Center on Criminal Justice & Disability
This announcement was supported by Grants No. 2016-MU-BX-K002 and 2016-MU-BX-K003 awarded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance. The Bureau of Justice Assistance is a component of the Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs, which also includes the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the Office for Victims of Crime, and the SMART Office. Points of view or opinions in this document are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.
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